The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope
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Penelope knows that he's a boy. (And a ninja.) The problem is getting everyone else to realize it.
In this exuberant companion to Jodie Patterson's adult memoir, The Bold World, Patterson shares her son Penelope's frustrations and triumphs on his journey to share himself with the world. Penelope's experiences show children that it always makes you stronger when you are true to yourself and who you really are.
Praise For Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope…
"A heartening true story for children that offers guidance to caretakers." —Publisher's Weekly
“Readers will be rooting for Penelope from the first page to the last.” —The Horn Book
Crown Books for Young Readers, 9780593123652, 40pp.
Publication Date: April 20, 2021
About the Author
Charnelle Pinkney Barlow is an illustrator, an expert tea drinker, and a lover of all things doughnuts. She discovered a love for drawing and painting during her childhood in Poughkeepsie, New York, which led her to the world of children's book illustration. She now lives in Indianapolist, Indiana, with her husband Jukabiea.